Patricia Schulz is a Swiss lawyer specialised in international human rights law and gender equality. She is a Senior research associate at UNRISD, the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, and a former member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.
ISHR was honoured to interview Igor Pereira Bastos from the Global Catholic Climate Movement, and Franciscan Action of Ecology and Solidarity.
ISHR was honoured to interview Olga Karach, Chief of International Centre for Civil Initiatives "OUR HOUSE" from Belarus.
ISHR was honoured to interview Marisa Hutchinson, Board member of the Association EQUALS in Barbados.
ISHR was pleased to interview Mphatso Sakala, who participated in our Human Rights Defender Advocacy Programme last June.
ISHR was honoured to interview Nfor Hanson Nchanji, award-winning Human Rights Journalist from Cameroon.
ISHR was honoured to interview Abdul Aziz Muhamat, laureate of the 2019 Martin Ennals Award and migrants' rights defender who exposed the violations committed against migrants by Australian authorities on Nauru and Manus islands.
Alexus is the Founder of the D’Marco Organization, which defends the rights of LGBTI persons, and the Caribbean Coordinator of Redlactrans, which works to advance the rights of trans persons.
ISHR had the chance to meet with Cédric Herrou for the Geneva premiere of movie 'Libre' where director Michel Toesca follows him in his endeavours in France's Roya Valley. During our interview, Herrou, a migrant rights defender and president of association 'Défends Ta Citoyenneté', shared his testimony, challenges, aspirations and calls to action with ISHR.
Tuesday 4 June 2019 marks 30 years since in the heart of Beijing, on Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government brutally cracked down on pro-democracy students, killing hundreds, if not thousands of peaceful demonstrators. This brutal massacre shook the world.
“We carry out the universal responsibility to insure that all people are protected” affirms Linda RM Baumann in her interview with ISHR. Linda is a strategic coordinator for Namibia’s Diverse Women Association (NDWA) and she advocates for LBT’s women rights.
ISHR was honoured to meet and interview Rizal Rozhan, Advocacy and Capacity-Builder Officer of EMPOWER.